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Revised: 8/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
MELEX FINE GRANULES 0.1%
 Active ingredient:
Mexazolam
 Dosage form:
white fine granule
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine acts on benzodiazepine receptors in the brain, and relieves anxiety and stress.
It is usually used for the treatment of anxiety/tension/depression, fatigue, obsessiveness/fear/sleep disorders in neurosis, and physical symptoms and anxiety/tension/depression/fatigue/sleep disorders in psychosomatic disorders (stomach, duodenal ulcer, etc.).

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have: glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, cardiac disorder, liver disorder, renal disorder, or respiratory disorder.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 0.5 to 1 g (0.5 to1 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to your age or symptoms. For the elderly, the daily dose is limited to 1.5 g (1.5 mg).
    Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Since this medicine may cause sleepiness or decrease of attention, concentration, and reflexive abilities, avoid operating dangerous machinery, such as driving a car after taking this medicine.
  • Pay attention that alcohol may intensify medicinal effects.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include sleepiness, light headedness, malaise, dizziness, somnolence, dry mouth and rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • unable to stop taking the medicine and dependent on it [dependence]
  • confused consciousness, unable to have normal thoughts, unable to recognize time or place, seeing things or hearing sounds that do not really exist [stimulated excitement, confusion]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out the reach of children. Store away from light and heat.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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